Category Archives: Events

Chapter meeting announcements

Wednesday, November 11th – Mosaic Theory of Information Security: For Writers

Speaker: Maggie Fero Description In finance, a concept called mosaic theory says that non-material information in sufficient quantities can be combined to constitute useful information. Investment analysts using this principle combine non-material information to develop significant insights into companies’ upcoming … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Wednesday, October 14th – Tell Your Story the Walt Disney World Way: Adding Disney Imagineering to Your Technical Communication Toolbox

Speaker: Lou Prosperi Description Since the opening of Disneyland in 1955, Disney’s Imagineers have been entertaining audiences of all ages at Disney parks around the world by bringing stories to life through immersive and engaging experiences. From 1955 through today, … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

Wednesday, September 9th – The Holy Trifecta of Translation

Speaker: Val Swisher Description Technical communication professionals revolutionized the publishing world with the introduction of structured writing and intelligent content. By adopting innovative methods, approaches, and content standards, we were able to craft and deliver content to multiple channels quickly, … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wednesday, August 12 – Independent Contractor/Employee Classification of Workers in California: The Devil Is In the Details

Speaker: Denis Kenny, Experienced Labor and Employment Attorney Description Many technical writers work as independent contractors rather than as employees, working on a freelance basis and handling taxes and benefits differently. With this in mind, how will recently passed legislation … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

July 8th – Tech Comm Trivia Night

Speaker: Jack Molisani Hello everyone! After a few months of inactivity and uncertainty, we’re pleased to announce our first virtual chapter meeting for STC San Francisco Bay! This follows the merger of the Berkeley, East Bay, and San Francisco Chapters. … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Comments Off on July 8th – Tech Comm Trivia Night